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Oskar Forstén appointed as new commissioner at AVEK

Forstén will take up his position on 1 January 2024. His work focuses on documentaries and short films.
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Azar Saiyar katsoo kameraan hymyillen. Hänellä on kädessään kukkakimppu ja palkitun kunniakirja.

Acceptance speech by 2022 AVEK Award winner Azar Saiyar

The newly announced AVEK Award winner, media artist and filmmaker Azar Saiyar, reflected in her acceptance speech on our ability to learn and internalise the prevailing order, and on the potential of art to see, listen and tell things differently. The speech was delivered at the AVEK Award ceremony on 9 September 2022.
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AVEK's networking project supports six works

The networking event for authors and production companies resulted in some great project proposals and new collaborations. There seems to have been a high demand for a networking programme in the industry.
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AVEK’s new application system and support instructions published

Significant changes have been made to the support instructions for films and media art, in particular. In the future, support will no longer be applied for on the basis of individual production stages, but rather based on the support needs of the production. The changes made are based on the aim to provide support to authors when it is most needed.
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Films and media art

There are three different types of support available for films and media art: support for companies, project grants and scriptwriting support. More detailed support instructions for each type of support can be found below. Support decisions are made by the film or media art commissioner.
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Cinematic time and the accumulation of ecosocial crises

In his essay, researcher and filmmaker Alejandro Pedregal traces back to the early days of cinema. The new art form emerged during a capitalist era which had fundamentally altered our perception of time. How can cinema today challenge the hegemonic worldview of time produced by the capitalist society and reformulate alternative approaches to contest the current ecosocial crises?
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Support was granted to 34 projects in the summer: The dreamworlds of artists open up in virtual reality

From June to August, we granted a total of €219,844 to 34 projects. We received 29% more applications than during the same period last year. The works that received support include one that can be experienced in virtual reality: it immerses those who experience it in a dive into the creative subconscious.
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AVEK's networking project for new filmmakers -production companies join us!

We were looking for new authors who have had a hard time networking in the film industry in Finland and finding a suitable production company for their ideas. We received 95 applications by the deadline on 20 August.
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Virtual reality takes the viewer to another world

Lately, media artist and film director Timo Wright has explored the avenues opened up by virtual reality in terms of creating and experiencing films. Could VR deepen our understanding of the lives and experiences of others?
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Call for proposals: New talent to Finnish audiovisual branch

We are looking for new talents within film and media art to participate in networking with Finnish production companies.
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